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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic resort so good that we want to be selfish and keep it as a secret for ourselves! Don't miss: 1. Watch Timmy free dive while you are in heavy scuba unit 2. Walk to a waterfall or two with their dogs Freddie, Nina and Isabella 3. Jogging to nearby village with Simi the barefoot runner 4. Bula hour with... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Monica & Oti! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience here at Papageno Resort! We loved your numbered "Don't Miss List" at Papageno! You two were an absolute pleasure to host here. From diving the Astrolabe to Bula Hour with the Bula Hour Masters, all was a blast! I'm also so glad to hear that Simi,... More 

Adelaide
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelers to Fiji become familiar with lush tropical plants, harmonious musicality, smiling friendly staff, stunning beaches fringed with coconut palms and the gifts of fresh seafood from these abundant tropical waters. Papageno has all this, then adds the acres of gardens supporting local fruit and vegetable production, wandering chooks, the local house dogs providing escorts to walks of interest, daily... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Elspeth! Thank you so very much for beautifully describing your experience at Papageno Resort! Your depiction of your stay with us puts a big smile on my face! I'm so gad you felt that the culture and environment here shaped your stay to be amazing. Also, I'm thrilled that you explored some of the gorgeous dive sites close... More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a week during our honeymoon and loved it! The staff is amazing, and great to get to know and hang out with. And the foooood. It's so good! There is a very large garden on site where they grow the majority of their fruits and vegetables. They even raise their own pigs and... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Jeff and Erin! Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! I'm delighted to hear you two had an amazing time and that Papageno was the highlight of your Honeymoon! It sounds like you both got some incredible diving in while you were here and experienced a few of the world-class dive spots located just... More 

Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have traveled extensively around Fiji, and hands-down, Papageno is by far the best place I've stayed. It is truly a hidden paradise, and I can't recommend either the staff or the acccomodations more highly. I went with my husband and our 12 month old child, and the staff absolutely took care of us - we got daily babysitting services... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Clare, Josh and Eliza! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! It was an absolute pleasure for my myself and the entire staff to host your family here and have you become a part of our family in a short, but incredible time! I'm absolutely thrilled to hear you had a fantastic time... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I stayed at Papageno Resort for 3 nights as part of a Tamarillo kayaking trip. It is located on a remote stretch of beach on Kadavu Island, accessible only by boat. It is surrounded by the natural beauty of the sea and the bush and set amid beautifully tended gardens. The rooms themselves are comfortable, unique and... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Lyn! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! Your Tamarillo kayaking group was a blast to host here! I'm thrilled to know that after your strenuous days of paddling around the island you were able to kick back and really enjoy yourself on-site in our unique and secluded piece of Kadavu. The local... More 

Lynchburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We, a family with two kids, 10 and 12 years old, stayed 5 days at Papageno in august 2016. It was the highlight of our holidays in Fiji ! The hotel is well situated, in front of a great beach, the "bures" (the rooms) are spread in a beautiful garden. They are spacious, with screen, so no mosquitos, fridge, tea...... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka! Thank you for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! I'm so happy to hear that your stay with us was the highlight of your family's Fiji getaway! It sounds like you got into a lot of fun adventures while you were staying with us, and even saw the Giant Mantas! I will be sure to commend the entire... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Papageno is the most beautiful island paradise! My wife and I spent a week there for our honeymoon, and were easily able to have an ideal balance of island activities and solo time together. Guests are free to use the resort's kayaks, SUPs, and snorkel gear, and there are also hammocks and chairs along the beach for a "siesta" on... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Austin & Lexi! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience and recommending Papageno Resort! We are so delighted to know you had a great honeymoon getaway here. It sounds like you two got to experience a little bit of everything that we have to offer at Papageno as well as some of the rich Fijian culture.... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Just got back to England after an amazing trip to the South Pacific. Of all the places we stayed Papageno's was the family favourite. Just such a awesome week - a real privilege. The setting is stunning. The resort beautiful and the staff couldn't be better. Tim and his team were so helpful right from when we arrived. We are... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka James! Wow! What an amazing review! Thank you so very much for sharing you and your lovely family's experience at Papageno Resort! I'm so happy that you all had a fantastic time here. Also, I'm thrilled to know that the staff took great care of you on your holiday! I'll be sure to commend Joni, Vo, Caleb, Sivo... More 

Auckland
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We spent a week as a group on a sea kayaking trip around Kandavu island with Tamarillo Tours and Papageno was our second base for the final 3 nights. The first impression is a beautiful long tropical beach and then the resort itself is the icing on the cake. Under fresh new management, there is a pervasive air of efficiency,... More 

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka! Thank you so very much for sharing your experience with your Tamarillo Group at Papageno Resort! It was a pleasure for myself and the entire staff hosting your group. I'm thrilled to know that you had a great time here and enjoyed the scenery, food, people and activities! Kadavu itself is truly a one-of-a-kind destination in the South... More 

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Papageno is amazing in every aspect. The resort is beautiful, the staff is very kind and helpful, and the diving was amazing! The food here was delicious, all grown there ay the resort, and prepared by the great cooks. Definitely a must visit place!

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka AJ! Thank you very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! So glad you had a great time here diving, exploring and tasting all of the flavors of Kadavu. I'll be sure to share your review with our kitchen staff and the whole crew as I know they'll be so happy to hear it from you! Thank... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Papageno Resort, on the untouched island of Kadavu in Fiji, blends world-class scuba diving, fishing, cultural activities and an array of other adventure experiences (snorkeling, free diving, spearfishing, waterfall hiking, kayaking, stand-up-paddle, surfing, etc.) all within a secluded, tranquil and unique oceanfront hideaway with a lush, tropical rainforest backyard setting. Papageno Resort is truly a one-of-a-kind getaway spot that caters to both those looking for a peaceful and relaxing stay or those looking for a bundle of adventure-level water and land experiences, whilst making Papageno feel like your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papageno Resort

Address: Malawai Bay, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Kadavu Island
Price Range: $200 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Papageno Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Papageno Resort Fiji Hotel Kadavu Island
Papageno Hotel Fiji
Papageno Resort Fiji/Kadavu Island
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